Star Of The East is yet another Christmas song that I hadn’t heard before. The lyrics are translated to English by George Cooper, presumably from the German of Alfred Hans Zoller. The music is by Amanda Kennedy. This rendition is by Judy Garland of all people. Apparently it was released in the 1940s. It contains …

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Who Is This, So Weak And Helpless is another example of a lyric set that moves from the manger to the cross and beyond, this time by William Walsham How. Vocals by Sandra McCracken from an Indelible Grace release. 1. Who is this so weak and helpless, child of lowly Hebrew maid, rudely in a …

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